verb (used with object)
Origin of access
Related Words for accessedpenetrate, pervade, permeate, raid, violate, plunder, pillage, ravage, occupy, breach, storm, infect, loot, infest, overrun, land, appear, visit, reach, enter
Examples from the Web for accessed
Contemporary Examples of accessed
Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders cannot be accessed without a virtual private network.China’s Internet Is Freer Than You Think
December 27, 2014
Mostly, I accessed my account from the small screen of my phone, following world leaders, writers, and others I admire.How I (Digitally) Killed My Twitter Impostor
July 21, 2014
The full name of the passenger, Hourdajian told The Daily Beast, can be accessed from within the Uber app by the driver.Uber’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Surge Pricing. What If It’s Sexual Harassment by Drivers?
March 28, 2014
He suggested that changes should be considered only about how it is stored and how it is accessed.The Domestic Spying of Hoover’s FBI Is an Eerie Prequel to the NSA’s Snooping Today
March 23, 2014
The agency's audit concluded that the Senate staffers using the database had accessed documents they were not authorized to see.What's Inside CIA's 'Black Site' Database? And Were Senate Staffers Allowed to See?
March 8, 2014
Historical Examples of accessed
High-resolution images of the photos can be accessed by clicking on them.Napoleon's Marshals
R. P. Dunn-Pattison
High-resolution images can be accessed by clicking on the images in the text.The Invasion
William Le Queux
High-resolution images of the maps can be accessed by clicking on them.From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917
To preserve the flow of text, illustrations that were half or full page may be accessed via the sidenotes.
These are marked by light underlining and a title attribute which can be accessed by hovering with the mouse.An Analysis of the Lever Escapement
H. R. Playtner
Word Origin for access
early 14c., "an attack of fever," from Old French acces "onslaught, attack; onset (of an illness)" (14c.), from Latin accessus "a coming to, an approach," noun use of past participle of accedere "approach" (see accede). The later senses are directly from Latin. Meaning "an entrance" is from c.1600. Meaning "habit or power of getting into the presence of (someone or something)" is from late 14c.
1962, originally in computing, from access (n.). Related: Accessed; accessing.